TAS Recommended! Rated a 'Best Audiophile Label Recording' in the November 2009 issue of The Absolute Sound!
"Bill Cunliffe is one of the great players of the day." the BBC Review
"A world class artist with a distinct voice of his own." Los Angeles Times
Groove Note Records is proud to announce the release of their very first Direct To Disc* project: The Bill Cunliffe Trio/Live At Bernie's featuring Joe La Barbera (drums) and Darek Oles (bass). The album was produced by the A-list audiophile recording team of producer Joe Harley (Audioquest, Enja, Analogue Productions, ECM, Telarc) and Mike Ross (engineer).
Bill Cunliffe is a leading West Coast jazz pianist with several albums to his credit His background includes stints in the Buddy Rich Band and the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra and he has recorded for several labels including Concord Jazz, Naxos and Discovery. Cunliffe has also toured with Frank Sinatra (twice) and most recently with Natalie Cole. The new Groove Note album features Bill's current working trio, a unit that plays together regularly in the Los Angeles area. The program is mostly jazz standards with several ballads. (For more info see: www.billcunliffe.com)
This session was recorded at the mastering studios of Bernie Grundman Mastering in Hollywood using a DSD mastering machine and recorded live to 2-track! As a result, the transfer to Gold CD is amazing in sonic quality and accuracy.
Bill Cunliffe, piano
Darek Oleszkiewicz, bass
Joe La Barbara, drums.
|1. Satin Doll|
|2. Waltz For Debby|
|4. Amusing Paramours|
|8. Like A Dream|
|9. The Way You Look Tonight|